Tennis has been extremely kind to me. This sport has created most of my favorite memories, introduced me to my closest friends, and has opened countless doors in my life. Tennis has helped nurture my self-confidence, shown me a...
Dear Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Tennis Team: Tennis was not an easy sport to play in my hometown of Seattle, Washington when I was a kid. Seattle is a rainy town so much of the year outdoor tennis is not possible and...
Recent alums of the Penn State men’s tennis program have more than just a nine-to-five, vacation days, and happy hours to look forward to after graduation. For Nittany Lions, graduation also means being added to the alum group chat.  The...
While Billie Jean King was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987, she makes a resurgence as she enters the inductee class of 2021 as a member of the first group to be inducted by the...
From the former President and CEO of the United States Tennis Association—the first black woman and youngest person ever to hold the position—comes a behind-the-scenes look at the leadership skills involved in hosting the U.S. Open, the largest and...
By Arthur Kapetanakis Jermaine and Jarmere Jenkins grew up among eight other siblings as tennis-obsessed kids, watching Venus and Serena Williams on TV. In their professional careers, the brothers have had a much closer vantage point—from about 78 feet across...
By Justin Samples Over the past few years of my life I have realized how tennis has been a gateway into so many of the things I’ve learned and experiences I hold dear. So many of the people I have been...
Dear Stanford Women's Tennis: When deciding on colleges, academics were even more important to me than tennis. My father, a Greek immigrant, and mother instilled in us the value of education along with a love of tennis. My sister, Stacy,...
By Steve Tignor/Tennis.com “What’s wrong with U.S. tennis?” Among pundits and the American public, it’s a question that never goes out of style. I thought it might be different at this year’s Australian Open, a tournament in which 17 U.S. players...
The American contingent in Melbourne—which began with a tournament-high 26 combined men and women main-draw singles competitors—remains strong as the singles events progress to the Round of 16. Five Americans, including four U.S. women, are still in the hunt...

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